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Re: man pages don't work - Solution

I have solved this.  On transferring the system I created a mount point
for /tmp with inappropriate permissions; 0755 instead of 1777.  User
"man", who runs the man program, had no write permission to /tmp.

On Fri, 3 Aug 2001, George Karaolides wrote:

> Hi,
> After transferring my Debian potato 2.r3 from a single-disk initial
> installation to a root-on-software-RAID system, the man pages no longer
> work:
> earth:~# man bash
> man: can't create a temporary filename: Permission denied
> What could be the cause of this?  The remainder of the system appears to
> be funcioning properly and providing all the configured services. 

George Karaolides       8, Costakis Pantelides St.,
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email: george@karaolides.com       Nicosia CY 2057,
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